Carnegie Council announces the launch of a new website for its Carnegie Climate Geoengineering Governance Initiative, known as C2G2. Go to c2g2.net.
The world faces the rising possibility of catastrophic temperature rise due to climate change. This could cause a massive increase in suffering, especially amongst the poor and most vulnerable. Because of this threat, a growing…Continue
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"We're going to really zoom, accelerate, and if everything works, which I pray will happen positively, you come back in five years, and you'll see that Ghana truly is the African tiger, in economic terms for development."
That was the comment of the former Ghanaian President John Kufuor in the year of 2007. The reason for…Continue
Carnegie Council Centennial Chair Michael Ignatieff gave this public speech at Universidade Estácio, Rio de Janeiro,as part of the Council's first Global Ethical Dialogues.
It's a great pleasure to be here. I want to thank…Continue
As part of the Carnegie Council Centennial Thought Leaders Forum, Carnegie Council's David Speedie spoke with Louise Arbour, president and CEO of the International Crisis Group. Previously she was United Nations high commissioner for human rights.
DAVID SPEEDIE: What do you believe is morally distinct about the…Continue
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Now that China's leadership transition has been completed, its new president Xi Jinping faces numerous challenges, from maintaining economic growth to combating corruption, pollution, and food supply scandals. Yet disagreement has been stirring on the best path to achieve…Continue
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Steve, thank you very much for coming.
STEVE COLL: My pleasure.
DEVIN STEWART: We're doing these irresponsibly big questions, crazy questions, as you might have seen. The first question is, what is distinct about the age we live…Continue
DEVIN STEWART: Going to the big picture here for the Thought Leaders Forum that we're hosting at Carnegie Council: Looking at the big picture and the planet, looking back at your experiences in Europe and the United States and Asia—you have been based all around the world; you have government, NGO, international organization…Continue
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SIENA, Italy—I found myself Monday reading about the results of the first post-Gaddafi Libyan parliamentary election in between visits to the great Piazza del Campo and its majestic Town Hall in Siena, Italy, where I am attending an international conference on the role of civil society, philanthropy and the non-governmental sector. Two elements in the Siena monuments particularly caught my…Continue
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Carnegie UK Trust presents original research on the relationship between advocacy groups, citizens, and international organizations that regulate trade, markets, and consumer policy.
To watch this and other Carnegie Council videos AFTER the event, go to our…Continue
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With the appointment of the United Kingdom’s prime minister, David Cameron, as chair of a new UN committee tasked with establishing a new set of UN millennium development goals (the existing ones expire in 2015), debate on the issue is expected to heat up in the months ahead.
Many in the development field…Continue
Added by Seth Kaplan on April 16, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments
The frontier of ethics has often been defined by the inclusion of moral subjects who were excluded from the previous order. Peter Singer calls it the expanding moral circle. These excluded parts of society typically have no representation or voice in the political processes that control…Continue
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